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Update to COVID-19 Testing

  1. Abbott Rapid Test:

The above test will no longer be used for:

  • Non-Surgical ICU admissions
  • Cath lab patients

It will now be used for the following groups of patients:

  • Suspected COVID Infection
  • Patients in Labor
  • Behavioral Health admissions

2. Roche PCR:

The above test will continue to be used for the following groups of patients:

  • COVID Positive – Retesting
  • Transfer to SNF/LTAC/IPR
May 18, 2020